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Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach (Apr 1, Virtual)

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event on April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. 

When. April 1, 2021 from 0830-1300.
Please note: the original time start of 0900 has changed to 0830

About. The Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Deputy Director, Dr. Peter Highnam, and other members of the agency’s leadership and PMs will conduct an information session on the current and future research needs of the agency. For sixty years, DARPA has held to a singular and enduring mission: to make pivotal investments in breakthrough technologies for national security. The purpose of this webinar is to educate and inform the North Carolina Innovation Ecosystem of on-going and future research and how to work with DARPA. 

Program.

  • 8:30 – 9:00: Welcome, Overview of the NC Innovation Ecosystem, Introductions
    • Mr. Dennis Lewis, Director, North Carolina Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH)
  • 9:00 – 9:35: DARPA Overview 
  • 9:35 – 9:45: Q&A and Discussion w/ Dr. Highnam
  • 9:45 – 10:15: Defense Sciences Office and YFA Program
  • 10:15 – 10:25: Q&A and Discussion w/ Dr. Browning
  • 10:25 – 10:55: Microsystems Technology Office
  • 10:55 – 11:05: Q&A w/ Dr. Palmer
  • 11:05 – 11:10: Break
  • 11:10 – 11:40: Information Innovation Office 
  • 11:40 – 11:50: Q&A and Discussion w/ Dr. Turek
  • 11:50 – 12:20 Biological Technologies Office 
  • 12:20 – 12:30: Q&A and Discussion w/ Dr. Bextine
  • 12:30 – 12:55: Small Business Opportunities with DARPA 
  • 12:55 – 1:00:  Summary and Conclusion
    • Mr. Dennis Lewis, Director, North Carolina Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH)

NCMBC Key Information

  • NCMBC-assisted firms won 3,702 contracts – minimum value at $14.81 billion – from the NCMBC’s opening in 2005 through December 2020
  • FY2019: Federal agencies awarded $7.1 billion in prime contracts to companies in 98 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • FY2019: Department of Defense awarded $4.6 billion in prime contracts to companies in 80 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • NCMBC’s return on State investment: 33:1

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